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Posts Tagged ‘Samantha Eynon’

An interview with Haiku Salut and review of debut album Tricolore

Multi-instrumentalists Gemma, Louise and Sophie met at university before forming Haiku Salut, making music out of the Derbyshire Dales.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Haiku Salut by Christine Charnock.

They may have an exotic band name, but Haiku Salut are in fact a multi-instrumentalist trio of girls based in the Derbyshire Dales. Gemma, Louise and Sophie met at university in the mid noughties, but only started creating music in their current form during 2010: a first show was infamously booked before they'd written a tune, and an intense period followed during which they wrote the songs which appear on their debut EP. Haiku Salut combine influences from a bewildering variety of sources on their inventive new album Tricolore which features electronic bleeps and squelches galore with melodies played out on accordion, synth or guitar. It's a sound that follows in the footsteps of mournful modern folk such as Beirut and the jaunty Folktronica of read more

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Kimberly Anne describes the making of the Bury It There video

Kimberly Anne has created the most beautiful video to accompany her Bury It There single, and all on a very tight budget - here she describes how it all came about.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kimberly Anne Music by Tom Radclyffe. She went to the Brit School and she’s got a honeyed voice with a gorgeous edge but Kimberly Anne is cut from a different […]

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Halloween 2012: Illustrations, Baby Fancy Dress, Nail Art and Things To Do

A blog full of Halloween badness. BOO!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Halloween by Cristian Grossi. I’m not going to write much about Halloween this year because I think I pretty much said it all last time around. And I’m knackered. All […]

Diamond Jubilee Party and Gift Ideas!

Need some last minute ideas? We've trawled the internet for the best illustrated, crafty and independent Jubilee-themed goods so you don't have to. Enjoy!

Written by Matt Bramford

This weekend (most of) Britain will come together to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 glorious years on the throne. Here’s a selection of Jubilee-themed goodies we like […]

Album Review: I Break Horses – Hearts

Beautific electronic shoegaze from Sweden's Maria Linden and Fredrik Balck. Delve in and discover Hearts by I Break Horses.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I Break Horses by James Shedden. Hearts is the wonderful debut album from I Break Horses, see otherwise known as Maria Linden and partner Fredrik Balck. They have been compared […]

Kirsty Ward: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

The wondrous Kirsty Ward talks to me about her love of dangly earrings, inspiration from Sci Fi films and stationary styling in her new collection. Plus why she'll keep on collaborating with designer David Longshaw. Featuring mood boards for inspiration and sneak peaks!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kirsty Ward S/S 2012 by Kassie Berry. In the past few seasons I’ve been super impressed with the work of up and coming designer Kirsty Ward. She won’t be taking […]

Montreal Festimania 2011: Festival Mode et Design Review – Mode et Opera

The Opéra de Montréal opened their costume vaults for this catwalk performance, which featured costume and fashion interspersed with solos from baritone Etienne Dupus, tenor Antoine Belanger and best of all, soprano Caroline Bleau. Lots of fun!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Montreal Festimania Mode et Opera by Samantha Eynon. On Thursday evening we trotted down to the McGill College Avenue outdoor catwalk once again, more about this time for a collaborative […]